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Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees names new President

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Russellville (KATV) -- Robin Bowen was elected as the 12th president of Arkansas Tech University on Tuesday.  The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to make Bowen president and in doing so it makes her the first woman to serve as president at a public, four-year university in the state.  She will take over for former president Robert Brown  He is retiring at the end of June after serving as the university's president for more than two decades.  Bowen is the executive vice president and provost at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts and will take over as president at Arkansas Tech on July 1st.